Off The Hill 07-24-14

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Art exhibits
Local Color: Judy Chicago in New Mexico 1984-2014 runs through Oct. 12.

“Imprints of Home, Works on Paper,” is a group show featuring art prints, and poems by 12 artists. Show closes Friday.
Habitat for Humanity is now accepting applications for its new home repair program. Applications and program information may be picked up at the office at 726 N. Riverside Dr. in Española.  Applications will be accepted through Friday. Contact Lawrence Herman at 505-747-2690 or email Repairs@habitatevla.org.
Aspen Santa Fe Ballet. Encore 8 p.m. Aug. 30. Lensic Performing Arts Center in Santa Fe. For tickets visit aspensantafeballet.com.
Lewis Black. 8 p.m. Sept. 19 at Legends Theater, Route 66 Casino in Albuquerque. For tickets visit holdmyticket.com.
Tim McGraw with Kip Moore. 7 p.m. Sunday at Isleta Amphitheater in Albuquerque. Visit vividseats.com for tickets.

Smokey Robinson and Natalie Cole. 7 p.m. Aug. 6 at Sandia Resort and Casino in Albuquerque. For tickets visit, ticketmaster.com.

Monumentour Tour: Fall Out Boy and Paramore. 7 p.m. Aug. 7 at Isleta Amphitheater in Albuquerque.

Under The Sun Tour with Sugar Ray, Blues Traveler and Smash Mouth. 7:30 p.m. Aug. 7 at Legends Theater, Route 66 Casino in Albuquerque. For tickets visit holdmyticket.com.

Yes. 7:30 p.m. Aug. 13 at Legends Theater, Route 66 Casino in Albuquerque. For tickets visit holdmyticket.com.
Juan Siddi Flamenco Santa Fe. 8 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 3, 9 at the Lensic Performing Center. For tickets visit aspensantafeballet.com.
¡Viva la Cultura! An Historic Cultural Festival! Organized by the Spanish Colonial Arts Society. Through Sunday at the Museum of Spanish Colonial Art and on the Historic Santa Fe Plaza. 2-6 p.m. Family Day at the museum. ¡Viva la Familia! Artists include youth artists from Spanish Market, mini workshops and display. La Sociedad Folklórica — period costumes and fashion show. Members are free, nonmembers $5 per person, $15 per family. For more events at the museum, call 982-2666 or visit spanishcolonial.org.

The 63rd Annual Spanish Market in Santa Fe. Through Sunday.
Cinema at the Kimo Theater. Various movies from every era shown each day. Visit kimotickets.com for featured movies, prices and times. 423 Central Ave. NW in Albuquerque.
The Los Alamos American Legion Riders are seeking sponsorships for wreaths that will be placed on veterans’ graves during a nationwide remembrance ceremony at cemeteries in New Mexico. For more information, visit wreathsacrossamerica.org.
Michael Madzo and Ted Gall. New work. Opening reception, 5-7 p.m. Friday at the Hunter Kirkland Contemporary in Santa Fe.

Cletus Smith Solo Show. Opening reception, 4-6 p.m. Aug. 2 at Act I Gallery in Santa Fe. To view more visit ActOneGallery.com.

Johnsons of Madrid Galleries. Aug. 2-31. First Saturday reception, 3-5 p.m. Aug. 2. “Motion:” All media that represent some kind of motion. Group show by 100 gallery artists. Visit the newest Johnsons of Madrid gallery: “Christmas City.” In this gallery of books and other playthings.

Encaustic Art Institute Gallery presents “The Art of Nature and all that is Natural.” Noon to 5 p.m. Through Sept. 1 at the Institute’s Pyramid Gallery in Cerrillos.

A nod to Spanish Market. 2-4 p.m. today at Than Povi Fine Art Gallery. Meet artists Alex Peña, Amado Peña and Ruben Acuña. Traditional Native American dances, noon-2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Free and open to the public.

Artist at Work Series: Erik Fender. San Ildefonso pottery artist. 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturday at Case Trading Post. His art will be for sale. For more information visit wheelwright.org.
Disney Jr. Live: Pirate and Princess Adventure. 1 and 4 p.m. Aug. 31 at the Santa Ana Star Center. For tickets visit santanastarcenter.com.
“Spring Fling” Quilt Raffle. Quilt made by members of Quilters of the Valley. Drawing is Saturday. Tickets available at the Española Valley Fiber Arts Center and from any member of Quilters of the Valley. One for $6, two for $10, five $20. For more information and further details contact 505-747-3577 or info@evfac.org.
“Turquoise, Water, Sky: The Stone and Its Meaning” at the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture. People in the Southwest have used turquoise for jewelry and ceremonial purposes and traded valuable stones both within and outside the region for more than 1,000 years. The exhibit presents hundreds of necklaces, bracelets, belts, rings, earrings, silver boxes and other objects illustrating how the stone was used and its deep significance to the people of the region. Show runs through March 2016.

Taos Art Museum at Fechin House: Through Sept. 21 — Intimate and International: The Art of Nicolai Fechin, taosartmuseum.org. The exhibit highlights the contrast between the worldwide experience of the artist and the personal character of his art — whether the loving, gestural portrayals of his sitters, still-lifes, and landscapes, or the exquisite home he handcrafted for his small family in Taos. Visit taosartmuseum.org/events.html.

“Painting the Divine: Images of Mary in the New World.” Through March 29, 2015. Watch a demonstration by art conservator Cynthia Lawrence. Listen to Spanish classical guitar performed by AnnaMaria Cardinalli. Craft traditional ramilletes (paper flowers) to take home. Refreshments courtesy of the Women’s Board of the Museum of New Mexico Foundation. At the Herzstein Gallery, New Mexico History Museum, 113 Lincoln Ave. in Santa Fe. Free with admission to museum. Free to New Mexico residents on Sundays, children 16 and under free daily. For more information visit nmhistorymuseum.org.

The Couse Foundation Open House. 146 Kit Carson Road, for the opening of the exhibit, “E. I. Couse, the Painter and His Craft,” which will feature E.I. Couse’s painting techniques. It will include examples of the photographs, drawings and studies Couse used in his process. The exhibit will run through Oct. 11. For more information on the Open House, call 575-751-0369 or visit our website at couse-sharp.org.

The Couse Foundation announces “The Legacy Continues” an exhibit of graphite drawings at 203 Gallery by E.I. Couse’s great-grandson, Dustin Leavitt. The exhibit will run until the end of July at 203 Gallery, 203 Ledoux Street in Taos. For more information, call 203 Gallery at 575-751-1262.

The New Mexico History Museum resumes a schedule of offering Free Friday Nights, 5–8 p.m., every week through October. A Free First Friday Curator Talk. Photo archivist Daniel Kosharek, co-curator of the new exhibit, “Poetics of Light: Pinhole Photography,” leads a casual walk through the gallery, 6 p.m.

Kiowa artist Keri Ataumbi at Case Trading Post. Wheelwright Museum of the American Indian, 704 Camino Lejo, Museum Hill in Santa Fe. Ongoing. Free admission during museum hours. Donations appreciated.

“Work in Progress: Folk Artists on Immigration,” at the International Folk Art Museum in Santa Fe. Show runs in conjunction with the 11th Annual International Folk Art Market in July.
Geist Cabaret. 6-9 p.m. at Pranzo Italian Grill in Santa Fe. $2 cover. Today: David Geist. Friday: John Rangel and Barbara Bentree. Saturday: Ron Newman. July 31: David Geist. For reservations call 984-2645.

TGIF Larry Palmer, organ. Music: Saint-Saens, de Grigny, Held, Hampton, Bach, Hewitt-Jones. 5:30-6 p.m. Friday at First Presbyterian Church, 208 Grant Ave. in Santa Fe. Admission is a freewill offering and open to all. For more information call 982-8544, ext. 16.

“Sephardic Sounds, Music of Morocco and Beyond” with Vanessa Paloma. 6 p.m. Aug. 1, pre-concert talk, 5 p.m. New Mexico History Museum Auditorium, 113 Lincoln Ave. $20 per person, available at SantaFeJFF.org, or by calling 216-0672.

Santa Fe Desert Chorale presents the Classical Series. “The New World: Music of the Americas.” Friday, Sunday and Aug. 2. Tickets for all Summer Festival concerts and events are on sale now at desertchorale.org.

Desert Chorale’s performance of Mozart’s “Requiem,” featuring Susan Graham, in collaboration with the Santa Fe Symphony, on Aug. 7, 9 and 10 in Santa Fe and Albuquerque.

Yiddish, Latino and American Songs of Love and Social Consciousness. 7:30 p.m. Aug. 9 at Congregation Nahalat Shalom, 3606 Rio Grande Blvd NW in Albuquerque. Helene Williams, soprano and Leonard Lehrman, pianist/composer. This is their first concert in the U.S. Southwest. $10 (cash or check at the door); online credit cards at nahalatshalom.org through Aug. 7.
The Santa Fe Opera. “Carmen” by Georges Bizet. July 28; Aug. 2, 6, 11, 16, 20, 23. For tickets visit santafeopera.org.

The Santa Fe Opera. “Don Pasquale” by Gaetano Donizetti. July 29; Aug. 4, 9, 13, 19, 22. For tickets visit santafeopera.org.
The Santa Fe Opera. “Fidelio” by Ludwig van Beethoven. Friday, July 31; Aug. 5, 12, 21. For tickets visit santafeopera.org.

The Santa Fe Opera. Double bill. “The Impresario” by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and “Le Rossignol” by Igor Sravinsky. Aug. 1, 7, 15. For tickets visit santafeopera.org.

The Santa Fe Opera. The American Premiere of “Dr. Sun Yat-Sen” by Huang Ruo. Saturday, July 30, Aug. 8, 14. For tickets call 986-5900, or visit santafeopera.org.
Weekly Disc Golf Doubles. 5 p.m. Thursdays through Sept. 11. Cost is $5 per person. There is no registration required — show up about 10 minutes before tee time.

Free Fly Fishing Instruction Class. 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturdays through Aug. 30.
These hands-on lessons cover fly fishing fundamentals and will be taught by Solitary Angler guides. Advanced reservations are preferred. Call 1-800-587-2240 to secure a spot. Fly fishing rods are available at no charge, but advanced reservations are required. For more details and classes visit SipapuNM.com.
Music from Angel Fire announces photographer Lenny Foster as the 2014 Poster Artist. His work, “Otoñal,” will be featured during Summer Festival, Aug. 15‐31. For more information about the 2014 Summer Festival, call 888-377-3300 or visit musicfromangelfire.org.

The Cleveland Roller Mill Museum in Las Vegas presents the Meadow City Camera Club Photography Exhibit. Ongoing. Images in the exhibit are for sales by the Historic Mora Valley Foundation and purchases are tax deductible. For more information, call 575-387-2645, or visit clevelandrollermillmuseum.com. The museum is located two miles northwest of Mora, just off Hwy 518.
“Wisdom Sharing—A Deepening Retreat,” with Gloria Steinem, Alice Walker and Dr. Chung Hyun Kyung. Oct. 13-16, departure on Oct. 17. The workshop is set in a beautiful and rustic environment. Campsites are nestled in a canyon surrounded by red rocks. Participants should come with hiking boots and walking shoes. For more information call Evelyn at 685-1001, or Angela at 685-1002. To register: 877-804-4678, ext. 4152, Monday–Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. Ghost Ranch Registrar, HC77 Box 11, Abiquiu, NM 87510; or by email to: registrar@GhostRanch.org. $455–$680. All-inclusive packages include tuition, lodging and meals for four nights. Day passes are available for $125. The campground has facilities for tent camping. Scholarships are also available. Shuttles will be available to and from Santa Fe on Sunday and Monday: $25 per person. Return shuttle to Santa Fe will be available on the Friday morning departing 10 a.m.: $25 per person.
Submit a film now for the Santa Fe Independent Film Festival. Final deadline is Aug. 1. For more information visit, Santafeindependent.com. Festival is Oct. 15-19.
“Wicked.” Sept. 17 to Oct. 5 at Popejoy Hall. Tickets on sale now at popejoypresents.com.